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in some of them. two states, he actually did worse. florida was the only state where there was a significant increase. just florida. a state the president didn't even have to win in order to win the election. so paul ryan's theory about how and why they lost, the surprise urban turnout might make him feel better about what happened, but it doesn't explain why. okay. now it's time for round two. things people are saying about the election but it makes them feel better to say it anyway. round two. mitt romney in 2012 versus john mccain in 2008. among liberals who are happy that mitt romney lost and among conservatives who are trying to say i told you so about the reasons mitt romney lost, there's been a fair amount of bipartisan anti-mitt romney glee over the idea that mr. romney received even fewer votes for president than john mccain did back in 2008. turns out that is not true. it may have looked like that on election night or on the day after the election. but millions of votes aren't counted right after the election. it takes days and even weeks after the election
sides. >> brown: then, two weeks after the vote, a florida congressional race is resolved. we update the post-election changes in the house of representatives. >> woodruff: would building walls protect cities like new york from flooding after major storms? hari sreenivasan examines that as part of our "coping with climate change" series. >> as people continue to clean up from hurricane sandy, we look at what it could take to keep this damage from happening again. >> brown: ray suarez updates the health care reform law, as the obama administration issues new rules governing what insurers must cover. >> woodruff: and we close under the bright lights of high school football, where a trail-blazing coach puts her players' studies ahead of practice. >> you won't be playing football. we like to think we have a lot of life to live so you will too and you need to prepare for that. football is kind of just icing on the >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting
, congressman-elect murphy of florida and tea party star congressman alan west only just conceded the race yesterday and joining us is congress-elect horseboard of nevada. thank you very much for joining us. first, apologies to you. we have had this breaking foreign news and haven't as much time as we wanted and we wanted to introduce you and meet you ourselves. >> thank you. >> what are your top objectives, coming from nevada? you have big issues and changes in nevada that helped the president again to carry nevada. tell me about what your first, first objective is and in particular the fiscal cliff. >> absolutely. and thank you for having us on. our first priority here is focusing on job creation. you know, working across party lines with the president to get things done that need to get done like putting people back to work. the voters spoke very clearly in this election. that they want partisanship to be put aside. they want republicans and independents and democrats to work together to move our country forward, to grow our economy, to protect medicare and social security. as well as t
about israel during the third presidential debate last month in florida. moderator bob schieffer asked the candidates would be "willing to declare an attack on israel is an attack on the united states." this is part of president obama's response. >> first of all, israel is a true friend, our greatest ally in the region. if israel is attacked, america will stand with them. i have made that clear throughout my presidency. we have already made that declaration. >> i will stand with israel if they are attacked. this is the reason why -- working with his role of critic the strongest military cooperation between our two countries in history. in fact, this week we will carry out the largest of the to exercise -- august military exercise with israel. that is this week. >> yousef munayyer, can you respond to what president obama said? >> he is describing his policy. he stood 1/2% by the israelis. i think the problem is, it shows a complete lack of strategy of how to move this forward, strategic thinking that echoed, by the way, in the israeli government. they're referring to what they're doing
population of them in florida, new york, new jersey, maryland. and they play an important role in the religious life here in the united states as well as the political life. another group that plays a big part? evangelical christians, stronger supporters of israel and christians united for zion have as many as 750,000 members. that gets tricky with the theological beliefs that jesus may be returning to jerusalem. >> i spoke with the mayor of jerusalem yesterday who seemed to underscore the importance of his city's religious sites. let's listen. >> they're focusing on destruction, on killing, on hurting innocent people. today they even tried to take a shot at jerusalem. god forbid! could you imagine what would have happened if they hit a holy site in the city of jerusalem, the church, the western wall, the mosque? they would, of course, blame us for that. >> and it's interesting you say that evangelical christians believe that the second coming of christ will happen in jerusalem? >> yes. there are some who believe that. there are lots of groups that downplay that as their main m
conceded defeat. there was a court battle and some recounting in south florida, but at every turn, he lost again. you probably recognize the name allen west. he's the tea party favorite who once claimed that up to 80 house democrats were communists. he had no evidence and the claimed the president's supporters were a threat to the gene pool. he also called democratic national committee chairwoman debbie wasserman schultz, vile, unprofessional and despicable. voters rejected him. favoring the democrat patrick murphy. so now just one other house race is still undecided. there, eight term knock north carolina democrat has a 655-vote lead. his republican challenger asked for a recount, which he's entitled to under state law because the margin of the vote less than half a percentage point. >>> the guy whose name is on the computer security software that millions of us use say he's hiding from police in plain sight. they're trying to track down the guy in a serious murder case. now he says he's found the perfect disguise and wait 'til you hear about it next [ male announcer ] there are only so m
, florida representative alan west, finally conceded to patrick murphy in when was one of the most probably high-profile congressional races in the country. are you suggesting, though, that the tea party is not much of a factor anymore? >> well, we rolled back the tea party tide. alan west, for example, ran proudly as a tea party icon. he said that the majority of democrats in congress were communists. that kind of extremism and that kind of rhetoric just doesn't fit. most districts in america. if you've got a fairly moderate congressional district that's interested in solutions, you reject that kind of extremism and that kind of rhetoric. and the more republicans clinging to that kind of tea party extremism, the less relevant they will be, the more likely it is they will lose their seats and we can get back to the business of moving america forward and solving problems, not creating more problems. >> new york congressman steve israel, good of you to take time on this day before thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving. >> president obama is back at the white house this morning after his histori
, florida, on the democratic line. go ahead. caller: i want to speak on the fiscal cliff. who controls the fiscal cliff? is it congress? host: there are ongoing negotiations over the various fiscal policies that need to be changed between congress and the white house, burt congress makes -- but congress is the one who makes the laws. caller: president obama could not put anything in there before his term going out. i have been following this for years. usually the incoming president has bills that the previous president left. on this president's way out, congress would not let him put any deals in. they put enough in there to finish his term. host: the president has been reelected and will be back in next year. but i appreciate the call. i want to point to an obituary in the new york times today on the death of warren redmon. he dies at age 82. the sometimes combative centrist republican senator from new hampshire. you will be seeing those obituaries in several papers today. coming up next, a top supreme court reporter david savage will join us to talk about some of that the-profile ca
panhandle and eastern coast of florida. >> 77 in miami. 67 in atlanta. 54 in new york. mostly 60s in the midwest and great plains. phoenix gets up to 81. >>> we turn overseas now to the crisis in the middle east. gaza came under heavy fire overnight. with at least 30 air strikes hitting offices, banks, and an empty villa. secretary of state hillary clinton continues her hi high-stakes diplomacy, meeting with the palestinian leader and the president of egypt as well. yesterday hillary clinton met with israeli president benjamin netanyahu. >> if there is a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. if not, i am sure you understand israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> strong words once again from israel. clinton has indicated it could take some time to finally iron out an agreement after now more than a week of fighting. in case you're wondering, some of the numbers associated with this too. 130 palestinians, militants, and civilians have been killed in gaza. gaza militants have fir
'm thankful for a lot of things. i'm thankful for you. megyn: see you soon. florida senator marco rubio was asked about the age of the earth and the senator and presidential hope filth many believed answered in part quote. i'm not a scientist, man. i don't think i'm qualified to answer a question like that. at the end of the day there are multiple theories how the universe was created and this is a country where people should have the opportunities to teach them all. parents should have the opportunities to teach their kids what their faith says and what science says. it's one of the great mysteries. well, since then there has been plenty of criticism of senator rubio and his answer. joining me now to discuss it, the rabbi, the priest walk into the bar jokes. father jonathon morris, a fox news religion contributor and alan colmes. some folks on the left wing blog say there is a reality and he missed his opportunities to just admit the reality as opposed to trying to hedge. he's a catholic, father jonathon. >> i'm not off within the liberal left wing blogs. he needs to learning how to an
everywhere with jobs. they are not. it used to be that older people would retire to florida. dagen: that is healthy. for the next year and a year after that and the year after that, is this the new reality for america that we will be spending more and more money every year on gasoline? >> you know, i do not think so. i really don't. we may spend more. we may spend a little bit more. we will spend a lot less versus the rest of the world. we are seeing crude oil numbers today that are in the 50s and 60s for the geographically tracked crude in north america. we will be the beneficiary of that. yes, we may pay similar to what we paid last year or the year before, but we have a huge energy advantage over the rest of the world now. dagen: that is good to hear. in the short run, being shortsighted between now and the end of the year, will prices continue to fall nationwide wow we are at $3.42 nationwide average right now. >> i think it all depends on what happens in the middle east. if the middle east have rockets glaring back and forth, i think we may say at these numbers. if not, i thin
is the florida socialite linked to the david petraeus sex scandal. >>> new details in the search for a serial killer. police in new york city are interrogating a man in connection with the case. he's apparently a salesman who peddles clothing from a duffel bag. he was caught on video carrying a duffel bag near the scene of the latest killing. a gun was found at his girlfriend's apartment, and it's the same use fundamental all three murders. sources say he has prior arrests for burglary, harassment and stalking. >>> and the annual white house turkey pardon is under fire. peta says the tradition has to stop. animal rights groups sent a letter to president obama saying, killing turkeys is no joke. the group suggested a vegetarian alternative for the president and his family to eat at their thanksgiving celebration. for peta, this is the point. he's pardoning. maybe he thinks the feelings will be hurt if they hear the joke. >> steve: all right. in the meantime today, the day before thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year and from coast to coast, people are pack the airports already. on
. nine people on the bus suffered non-li-threatening injuries. >>> a florida death row inmate claims he is the run who killed nicole brown simpson and ronald goldman while o.j. simpson just waited nearby. there's this new documentary called my brother the serial killer. it tells the story of convicted murderer lynn rogers, set to air on the investigation discovery channel tonight. the father of ron goldman is blasting the film's producers. fred goldman told cnn the overwhelming evidence at the criminal trial proved that one and only one person murdered nicole brown simpson and ronald goldman. that person is o.j. simpson and not glen rogers. the man who made elmo famous has quit sesame street. here he is. puppeteer kevin clash. he has resigned after now a second man accused clash of sexual assault when he was just 15 years old. all of this comes just a week after similar claim was made. then recanted. clash worked as a puppeteer for sesame workshop for 28 years. he says he's leaving with a very heavy heart. >>> cleared of harassment and child endangerment, douglas kennedy the son of late
the job. imagine next to florida there was al qaeda state shooting missiles continuously on miami, what would you do? would you just reach a cease-fire with it or would you -- >> would you say finish the job, though? is a military solution possible? >> yes, it is. terror can be defeated. we hear this question many times, and the answer is, yes, if you're very determined, to fight terror, you can win. we did it in 2002. we had hundreds of suicide bombers coming into israel and we went out and stopped terror and we won. tel aviv and jerusalem it not incurring constant terror attacks anymore because terror has to be dealt with in faith and not in -- not negotiated with terrorists. that's a big mistake. i think many israelis feel we stopped short of defeating the terrorists this time around. >> i appreciate your perspective. and we -- as we heard from the head of hamas, speaking in cairo in the last hour, more negotiations will begin within 24 hours over the next step, what happens next, if the cease-fire holds over the next 24 hours. appreciate you joining us as well. we'll be right back.
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